By: support Date: 08/14/2017
The turtle-headed sea snake usually sports beautiful bands of alternating black and white. But for decades, researchers have been puzzled by populations living near Pacific Ocean cities that seem to have lost their stripes.
Now a new study may finally have an answer: The pigment in black skin may help city snakes rid themselves of industrial pollutants.
Read more here: Pollution Is Turning Sea Snakes Black—for a Surprising Reason
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